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Stanley 66 Beader.
This is a good, usable example with one fence (the straight fence) and an assortment of five blades. It has the "B" foundry mark which dates it to around 1900. A fine working example if this very useful tool
$55
Item Number op533
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Chapin-Stephens 1914 Catalog Reprint.
This 84 page catalog is in excellent condition with no damage. IT has the full line of Chapin-Stephens tools from rules to planes. It's an excellent reference material for anyone interested in molding planes- see the descriptions of the various profile as example.
$24
Item Number b611
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Thomas Sheratons Classical Revival Furniture Designs.
Softcover, 238 pages, new condition
$12
Item Number b628
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Marples 1/4in no. 7 Sweep Carving Gouge.
This is an excellent example made in Sheffield and fitted with a boxwood handle. It's in excellent condition and is completely free of pitting. It's a top quality Sheffield edge tool that should be a fantastic worker
$25
Item Number c2441
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Tiny Herring Bros. Bent Carving Gouge.
This is one of the smallest bent gouges I've come across. It's a no. 24 sweep, made in Sheffield by the Herring Bros. It has a very nice beech handle. The tip can't be more than 1/16in wide.
$24
Item Number c2537
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8in Ratchet Brace.
This brace was made for the Van Camp Hardware Co. of Indianapolis, probably by the John Fray company. It has nice cocobolo handles and a smoothy ratchet. It works perfectly and is a handy smaller size for turning small bits and screws quickly.
$28
Item Number d966
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Nice Early Claw Hammer.
This is a very early, usable clue hammer with a great look to it. It'll work well and has a nice solid handle. The face and claws are in great shape. Good-looking, and perfectly usable.
$25
Item Number m1673
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Unmarked 7/8in Astragal Molding Plane.
This plane has no maker's mark that I can see. It's pretty clean but has some roughness along the fence and a repaired check in the wedge. The blade is nice and clean and it's perfectly usable.
$15
Item Number mp2354
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Buck Brothers 1/2in Flat Gouge.
This is a flat no. 4 sweep gouge that is 10in long overall. It is clean and completely free of pitting. The bevel is in great shape and won't need more than a honing to get it working. Top Buck quality in great working condition.
$25
Item Number c2428
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Excellent Millers Falls no. 32 10in Ratchet Brace.
This is a beautiful example with exceptionally colorful cocobolo handles and nice shiny nickel throughout.It probably dates to around 1917-1935. It works perfectly- the heads spinning easily without any slop and the ratchet operating nice and smooth. It's a great worker in a good general-purpose size
$35
Item Number d1132
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Marples Beech Jointers Mallet.
This mallet has seen use but remains in very good condition.
$12
Item Number m1927
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Pair of Bench Dogs.
These 5in long 3/4in bench dogs are made of beech with spring-loaded ball catches to hold them in place. they are used and retail for $20 for the pair
$12
Item Number m1928
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Outstanding Brown and Sharpe 18in Combination Square.
This square is crisp and clean with a near perfect rule and a functional head with the original scribe. The graduations are all sharp without any discoloration. The only flaws are holes drilled at the 13 and 5in marks perhaps for use in a fixture? regardless, it still works perfectly and is an outstanding example.
$60
Item Number mml2557
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Veritas Marking Gauge.
This gauge is in new, unused condition. It lists for $32.50
$26
Item Number mml2558
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SJ Addis no. 5 Flat 3/16in Gouge.
This gouge was made for Addis by Ward & Payne. It's in very good condition without any pitting and with a nice handle. The bevel needs to be ground to correct it, but it won't take much work. Perfectly usable and top quality Sheffield steel.
$20
Item Number c2558
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Pair of Vintage C.S. Osborne Cranked Ripping Chisels.
These leatherworker's chisels are both in very good condition. One is 5/8in wide, the other 1/2. Both are marked by Osborne.
$25
Item Number c2546
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7/8in Mathieson Scribing Gouge.
This 12in long gouge has an incannel bevel for use coping or scribing. It has a few tight checks in the nicely patinated boxwood handle. The blade is exceptionally clean and free of pitting.
$22
Item Number c2552
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S. Bishop, sheffield 2/8in Scribing Gouge.
This 10in long gouge has an incannel bevel for use coping or scribing. It has a few tight checks in the nicely patinated boxwood handle. The blade is exceptionally clean and free of pitting.
$22
Item Number c2553
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Big Tillotson 1 1/4in Incannel Paring Gouge.
This gouge is 14in long overall and has a very long, thin blade. The blade back is exceptionally clean. The handle is solid and has a nice patina. The only flaw is a neat hole drilled in the tang. I have no idea why. It's a quality paring gouge in a nice flat sweep.. ideal to work with
$25
Item Number c2554
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Very Nice Buck Brothers 3/8in Incannel Socket Gouge.
This gouge has its original apple handle. It's just over 12in long overall. The back is perfectly clean and the bevel has no damage. A solid worker made by one of the best.
$22
Item Number c2555
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3/4in Quirk Ogee by Winsted Plane Co..
This plane was made in Wisted, CT. It cuts a 3/4in wide by 3/4in deep quirk ogee. The plane itself is nice and clean and has good boxing. The blade has some pitting that could be lapped but it'll take some effort. It's a nice curvy profile and made by an interesting early American plane making company.
$20
Item Number mp2569
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1938 Starrett Catalog.
This 232 page catalog is in excellent condition. It has no damage at all and only light wear. it has its original discount sheet inside as well. An excellent reference to Starrett tools
$20
Item Number b711
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Brown and Sharpe 1938 Catalog.
This 430 page catalog is original and in excellent conditon. It has no wear at all, nor any damage. It's an exceptional example and an excellent reference.
$24
Item Number b712
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Nice 16oz Carpenters Hammer.
This hammer is in excellent condition with a clean face, tight head, and no damage to the claws. It's marked Phoenix and will make a great hammer for work at the bench.
$24
Item Number m1925
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Curvy Ovolo and Astragal Molding Plane by J. Stevens, Boston.
James Stevens made planes from the 1820s to the 1860s in various shops in Boston according to AWP-IV. This plane cuts a curvy little ovolo and astragal profile about 5/8in wide by 1/2 in deep. It's double-boxed with the high wear area around the astragal completely boxed. The boxing is in good shape, with some wear. The blade also has some wear but could be used once ground and tuned. It'll take some work but it's usable and cuts a nice little molding.
$30
Item Number mp2562
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Very Good 5/8in Side Bead made by Bensen & Crannell, Albany NY.
This is a nice clean side bead in excellent condition. It has no flaws, a good blade, and perfect boxing. It still has some mahogany shavings in the mouth from the last time it was used. A fine worker sized for larger moldings.
$24
Item Number mp2559
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Exceptional Reed, Utica 3/4in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This Medium/Large side bead is in excellent working order with no flaws, damage, or wear. the blade has some light staining but no pitting. This plane was made by John Reed, a British immigrant who came to Utica, NY in 1820 and made high quality planes throughout the mid 1800s. It's an ideal plane to put to work cutting beads for base or house moldings.
$25
Item Number mp2550
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North Brothers 1912 Catalog Reprint.
This is a very interesting catalog featuring North Brothers' full line of "Yankee" tools. the book is in excellent condition with no wear. There are 118 pages. Keep in mind that about half the catalog is devoted to the company's lines of Christmas tree stands, ice machines and ice cream makers. A very useful and uncommon catalog reprint.
$25
Item Number b710
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Gunstock Scraper.
This scraper is 12in long overall with a 2 3/4in wide blade. It looks like it's made of maples with an applied rosewood sole. It can be used just like a cross between a spokeshave and cabinet scraper.
$24
Item Number m1917
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Rare Left-Handed Ovolo Molding plane by Hills, Springfield MA.
This plane was made by Harvey Hills who worked in Springfield, MA between 1845-51. The plane is a simple ovolo or thumbnail profile, unremarkable except that it's a left-handed plane with the escapement on the opposite side as you'd expect to see. The plane is clean and crisp with a nearly perfect blade and tight mouth. There is the remnant of some paint on one side, the only flaw. it's a very scarce plane in great shape.
$45
Item Number mp2543
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Early Cove Molding Plane by GABRIEL, London.
This plane cuts a 1/2in wide cove. It's clearly marked by Christopher Gabriel, the famous and well -researched 18th and early 19th century London planemaker. It's probable that the plane was modified at one point with the escapement side planed back a bit to allow it to work along side other molding profiles. It remains a good, usable plane and has a clean blade.
$30
Item Number mp2546
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Early, Unmarked Caliper.
This caliper has a graduated beam up to 12in and is 19in overall. It has a nice look to it and is completely unmarked as far as I can tel.
$24
Item Number mml2546
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Extra-Clean C. nurse 1/2in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This plane was made by Charles Nurse in London in the late 19th century. It's a well made plane, double boxed, and with a York pitch blade. the blade is fairly clean and has no pitting.It'll make a fine user once sharpened up.
$24
Item Number mp2540
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Huge Disston 30in no. 196 Docking Saw.
This is one of the best docking saws I've come across. It's a big tough saw for hard work where it'll get dirty and wet. It's all metal with an oversized handle you can use while wearing gloves. It has a heavily breasted plate and a coarse 4 1/2PPI. The plate is clean and dead straight without any pitting and a nice clear etch. The teeth are quite sharp and it cuts well. A great example to use if you have some tough outdoor work for it
$50
Item Number s810
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Atkins Nail Saw.
This 18in saw has an adjustable handle and a near perfect plate with a crisp etc. Interesting and unusual.
$15
Item Number s812
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Massive, Early, Hand-Forged 21in Wing Dividers.
These dividers are clearly very early and hand-forged. they have a rather rustic look to them but they are perfectly functional. The points are even and sharp- the hinge is easy to adjust and the locking screw works perfectly. it'll be a good set to use for very large layout work.
$45
Item Number mml2543
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Early 1in torus Bead Molding Plane.
This plane has a very faint maker's mark I can't come close to reading. It has the heavy chamfers, round wedge, and deep cove at the step that makes me think it's a mid-late 18th century British plane. it has a few chips in the body but is quite clean overall. The blade is very clean and free of pitting. it's a nice usable, early example
$24
Item Number mp2530
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Excellent & Scarce Double-Iron Quirk Ogee &Bevel Molding Plane.
This plane was made by the Carlisle maker John Cockbain who worked from 1848-1862 according to Goodman's book. The plane is in excellent condition with light wear. It has the unusual feature of having two irons, one to cut the bevel, the other to cut the ogee. double iron planes are harder to make and thus more expensive, but there is a real benefit- the bevel portion of the profile is going to take much more wear than the ogee so having a separate iron just for the bevel makes it a much easier plane to maintain. Instead of shaping and sharpening the entire blade profile every time the user can just sharpen the bevel iron and leave the less used ogee iron in place. The plane cuts an extra-curvy version of this common casing molding. The profile measures 1 1/4in wide by 5/8in deep. It's a well-made example that could be put back to work.
$50
Item Number mp2535
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Jackson & Tyler 1880 Hardware Catalog Reprint.
This firm was a hardware retailer in Baltimore specializing in woodworking, machinist, and blacksmith tools. this 112 page catalog reprint is in good condition.
$10
Item Number b698
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North Brothers 1912 Catalog Reprint.
This is a very interesting catalog featuring North Brothers' full line of "Yankee" tools. the book is in very good condition with minor wear. There are 118 pages. Keep in mind that about half the catalog is devoted to the company's line of ice machines and ice cream makers. A very useful and uncommon catalog reprint.
$25
Item Number b701
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Big A. Howland 1in Side Bead .
This is a nice clean side bead in a large size suitable for hose moldings and architectural scale work. The blade needs a grind to fix a chip and there is a chip out of the rear most piece of boxing. It's still completely usable and quite clean overall.. certainly worth the time to fix the blade if you need a big bead.
$15
Item Number mp2515
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Usable Witherby 8in Drawknife.
This drawknife has some pitting on the back as shown in the photos. It's not terrible at all and still usable. The handles are tight and intact.
$24
Item Number m1905
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Tiny 3in Machinists Bench Level.
This is an early example with near perfect original finish and the 6/23/1896 patent date. The vial is intact.
$22
Item Number m1907
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Carborundum Fine Sharpening Stone.
This stone is 8x2x1 in new condition in its original box with the original decal on the side.
$25
Item Number m1912
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Mint, Unused Lufkin no. 141 2in Toolmakers Outside Calipers.
These calipers are dead mint, new-old-stock in their original envelope with the original QA pass tag an the original box.
$30
Item Number mml2532
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Mint, Unused Lufkin no. 141 3in Toolmakers Outside Calipers.
These calipers are dead mint, new-old-stock in their original envelope with the original QA pass tag an the original box.
$30
Item Number mml2533
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Big Mathieson 1in Torus Bead.
This is a larger torus bead in very good working order. It's sized for architectural scale work and house moldings. It's a fine example that could be put back to work without too much fuss
$28
Item Number mp2496
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Fray Spofford Brace.
This 8in all iron brace is in very good working order. It's virtually indestructible and can hold any bit with a tapered square shank. An excellent example to put to use
$28
Item Number d1093
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Nice Pair of Stepped Flat Ovolo Planes by Crow, Canterbury.
These planes were made in the mid-late 1800s by the Canterbury planemaker brothers William and Edward Crow. The planes have always been toeghther and have the same owners' marks. One cuts a slightly smaller ovolo so I'm trying to to keep them together as a working pair. Both planes have seen use and have some light wear but no damage. The blades are in great shape and won't take too much work to have running. It's a nice usable pair of planes with very handy profiles in good user conditon
Left-Over and Reduced to: $65
Item Number mp2459
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Rare & Excellent 13/16in Dado Molding Plane made by Atkin, Birmingham.
This plane cuts a 13/16in dado, a size I don't recall seeing before. I think it was a one-off due to the obviously hand-stamped number size on the heel of the plane. The plane is in excellent conditon with nice clean blades and a functional depth stop. It's perfectly usable and a very rare size
Left-Over and Reduced to: $45
Item Number mp2455
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North Brothers no. 135 "Yankee" Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver.
This screwdriver was made in Philadelphia by North Brothers shortly after the acquisition by Stanley in 1946. It is in excellent to near-mint condition and works perfectly in every way. It has all original finish and all three original bits. The box is in excellent conditon as well with good corners and a crisp, clear label. It can function as a quick-return spiral screwdriver or, with the spiral locked, a normal ratchet screwdriver. It's a great example of this handy tool.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $35
Item Number m1878
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Complete, Mint IOB North Brothers no. 30A Spiral Ratchet Screwdriver.
This is an outstanding example in mint condition and perfect working order. It is in its original box with all three bits. This model is not spring-loaded. It can function as a spiral screwdriver in either direction and also as a standard ratchet screwdriver. A super handy tool for assembly work and an outstanding example
Left-Over and Reduced to: $30
Item Number m1877
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Pair of Yankee Offset Ratcheting Screwdrivers.
These two screwdrivers aren't something you'll use often but if you have a screw in a tight spot they are worth their weight in silver. This is a pair of offset drivers, each with two size heads, each capable of ratcheting in either direction. They are models 3400 and 3800. Both are in excellent working order.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $24
Item Number m1873
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Starrett Screw Pitch Gauge.
This is a new-old-stock no 6 screw pitch gauge with 30 pitches from 4 to 42 threads. It's mint in its original box
Left-Over and Reduced to: $16
Item Number mml2495
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Small 2 1/2in Brass Level.
This small spirit level is well made and completely unmarked
Left-Over and Reduced to: $5
Item Number mml2491
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Robert Sorby 3/8i Carving Gouge.
This no. 6 sweep carving gouge has no pitting at all. The boxwood handle has some discoloration but no damage. A fine working gouge made in Sheffield.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number c2467
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Buck Brothers no. 7 sweep 3/8in Gouge.
This gouge is in excellent condition- it has no pitting at all on the inside face. The apple handle is original and in great shape as well.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number c2452
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Starrett 4in Adjustable Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent condition and work perfectly. The joint locks tight and allows the user fine adjustment via the smaller knurled thumbscrew on the leg. Top Starrett quality in excellent condition
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number mml2462
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American 1/2in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This is a decent, usable side bead made in Lowell, MA. I can't quite make out the maker's name. It's a quality plan e with double boxing and a nice clean blade. Perfectly usable.
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Item Number mp2345
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Ohio Tool Co 1 1/2 in Quirk Ogee and Bevel Molding Plane.
This is a decent molding plane made by Ohio. It's about the usual quality for their planes- decent but nothing special. It has some dings and scratches but the blade is quite nice. The profile is 1 1/2in wide by 5/8in deep.
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Item Number mp2344
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Goodell-Pratt Butt Mortise Gauge.
This gauge is in excellent condition with 100% original nickel plating. I've only seen a few examples of this mortise gauge and never one with this much original nickel.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number m1825
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Nice 3/4in Side Bead by John Bell, Philda..
This plane was made by Bell in Philadelphia in the first half of the 19th century. It's in excellent condition and will be completely usable once sharpened. It's a larger size for big interior moldings or architectural scale house moldings.
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Item Number mp2303
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Excellent 3/4in Side Bead by Allen & Noble, Boston.
This mark belongs to a Boston, MA hardware dealer that existed around 1855. The mark rates (**) for rarity in AWP-IV. The plane was undoubtedly made by one of the larger Boston area platemakers and marked for this retailer. IT's in excellent condition with almost no wear. There is a hang hole in the nose, the only apology. A fine worked for cutting larger beads
Left-Over and Reduced to: $20
Item Number mp2290
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Extra-Long New Haven Edge Tool Co 7/8i Socket Chsiel.
This is a fine, thin socket chisel with no pitting whatever and an extra-long handle. It was made in the late 19th century in New Haven, CT. It should make a fine worker.
$28
Item Number c2335
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Wm. Carr, Philda. 1838 Hardware Catalog REprint.
This is one of the earliest catalogs of American hardware. It's 32 pages including commentary. There are no illustrations, unfortunately, but still interesting
Left-Over and Reduced to: $5
Item Number b668
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H.D. Smith & Co 1920 Catalog Reprint.
The HD Smith Company is more well known for their line of "perfect handle" tools but they made a wide variety of other tools as well. This catalog has 36 pages and is in excellent condition. It's a hard one to find.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $15
Item Number b677
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Early 3/4in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This is a early-appearing molding plane with flat chamfers, deep gouge cuts at the transition points, a round wedge finial, and a distinct cove that runs along the step. I can't see a maker's mark but I'd guess late 18th century and probably British in make. It has light wear and a good, clean blade.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number m1781
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Stanley 6in No. 1 SW Era Try and Mitre Square.
this is a 1920s era Sweetheart square that's pretty clean and has most original nickel. It's straight and square
$24
Item Number mml2306
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